Athens Creative Theatre

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About Athens Creative Theatre



Athens Creative Theatre (ACT) presents several productions each year, including comedies, dramas, and musicals. Performances are presented at the Morton Theatre and Quinn Hall at Memorial Park. Formed in 1966, ACT continues to provide outstanding community theater. In addition to theatrical performances ACT offers a range of theater classes for youth and adults. During the summer ACT has two theater performance camps out of their locations at Quinn Hall (Memorial Park) and the Morton Theatre in downtown Athens.
For more information, call 706-613-3628.

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Athens Creative Theatre Staff


Terry Powell
Program Specialist 

T.A. Powell isterry-headshot the Program Specialist for Athens Creative Theatre and has been at the helm of this ACC government sponsored theatrical program for over a decade. Her background — as a published playwright, professional stage manager and director — speaks to her participation in the Athens theatre community for 20 years. This kind of valued tenure and leadership skills enables her to bring an excellence to even the children’s programs ACT presents each summer. As executive managing and artistic director, she has produced countless productions from main stage musicals to summer theatre performance camps. She achieved major state award status for innovative programming through the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association (GRPA) in several categories, including therapeutic for her Monologues and More for the Cognitively Challenged, TEEN ENCORE Theatre Practicum programs, as well as the Senior Reader’s Theatre Program for our older citizenry.

In addition to her status as a published playwright through Heuer Publishing LLC, she is also CEO of Brownstone Literary Works Publishing LLC, where she remains a featured blogger and novelist in both Historical Fiction and True Crime Investigation Memoirs genres. An avid participant within the field of investigative forensics, Powell finds her writing a natural extension of her passion for science, criminology and the paranormal. She is finishing her degree in Investigative Forensics through UMUC, working closely with both active and retired law enforcement along with psychic/medium detectives to unearth information and provide proper authorities with potential evidence to bring these cold cases to layman’s fruition. She has included Criminal Justice students involved in programs sponsored by Cold Case Investigative Research Institute (C.C.I.R.I.), a partnership between Auburn University Montgomery, Faulkner University and Bauder College.

Daniel Self
Program Leader

HeadshotBWDaniel Self serves as the program Leader for Athens Creative Theatre providing resources, information, and assisting in the facilitation of ACT production, classes, and programs offered by ACT. Daniel’s background is in music education and performance having managed a private music studio, founded a number of community music ensembles, and performed extensively on keyboard and flute throughout the southeast help to drive his pursuit of musical excellence in the community theatre program and his passion for music education in theatre.

Daniel currently maintains an active music performance schedule and is a published music arranger. His passion for participating and facilitating community arts and music projects keeps him active in the creative community of Athens.

Jeremy Miller
Scenic Artistry 

20891373_10154634412846577_1855809824_nJeremy Miller has been acting in Athens since 2009. Before that, he worked all around Habersham County, Atlanta, Georgia and at the Highlands Playhouse in North Carolina. He works and designs with the Morton Theatre and Athens Creative Theatre, but has been seen on stage with a few Town and Gown, ACT and many of Rose of Athens Theatre productions. He is also the Shop Supervisor for the UGA theatre department. Jeremy has self-published two children's books and is working on a third. He hopes to release an audio book of his first book, Firefly Night.

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